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Whistleblowing: public interest test may be satisfied where disclosure relates to a group of employees

Underwood v Wincanton plc EAT/0163/15

whistleblowing | protected disclosure | public interest

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that the requirement for a whistleblower to have a reasonable belief that the disclosure was made in the public interest could be satisfied where the disclosure relates to a relatively small number of workers.